National Affairs: Burst Blimps

At the head of the air parade that floated in among the clouds over the White House on Inauguration Day was the dirigible Los Angeles and four blimps. When the parade was over the Los Angeles soared back through the murk and storm to Lakehurst, N.J. Of the four blimps, one belonging to the Army and two belonging to the Navy, were unable, on account of the weather, to return to their bases at Langley Field, Va., and Lakehurst.

In detestable weather they descended on Boiling Field at Washington, dropped their landing lines and...

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